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FEATURED REPORTS - November, 2021

Smith River Was Right Around 1,750 cfs

Smith River Was Right Around 1,750 cfs

Report Date: The Smith was right around 1,750 cfs on the Jed Smith gauge on Wednesday. Fishing reports have been hard to come by as most anglers have moved on for the season. There should be some downers around a few fresh...

The Smith is Low & Clear

The Smith is Low & Clear

Report Date: The Smith is low and clear, running just under 8 feet on the Jed Smith gauge as of Thursday. A few boats are still trying but fishing remains very tough. The few that are being caught are fresh. Light leaders...

Remains Low & Clear

Remains Low & Clear

Report Date: The Smith remains low and clear, running at 3,200 cubic feet per second on the Jed Smith gauge as of Tuesday. Nearly 2 inches of rain is expected Thursday and Friday, and flows are predicted to jump to 7,500 cfs...

Has Been in Good Shape The Past Few Days

Has Been in Good Shape The Past Few Days

Report Date: The Smith hit 10-feet on the Jed Smith gauge Saturday morning, and was in really good shape the past few days. According to guide Mike Coopman, the fishing is still pretty tough. He said, “We had a really good day...

Smith is Currently Low and Clear

Smith is Currently Low and Clear

Report Date: The Smith is currently low and clear, holding at just under 8 feet on the Jed Smith gauge. The fishing remains tough and not a lot of boats are still trying. Most have moved to other rivers. The storm coming...

Smith is Dropping Quickly and is Clear

Smith is Dropping Quickly and is Clear

Report Date: The Smith is dropping quickly and is clear, running right around 5,000 cubic feet per second Wednesday. According to guide Mike Coopman, the fishing has been really tough. “We’re getting one to three bites per day,” said Coopman. “There just...